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Laverne and Walter Fischer celebrate 70th anniversary of vows

Walter and Laverne Fischer. Walter and Laverne Fischer (formerly Ellermeyer) were married Sept. 4, 1948, at St. Matthew Evangelical by Rev. Carl F. Strum. Mr. Fischer is retired from Mercantile Bank, where he worked for 46 years. Mrs. Fischer is retired from Economy Federal Savings and Loan. They have two daughters, Janet Graham and Donna

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Ronald and Phyllis Johnson celebrate their 60th anniversary

Ronald and Phyllis Johnson. Ronald and Phyllis Johnson (formerly Kirchmer) were married Sept. 6, 1958, at Holy Innocents Catholic Church. A celebration was held at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish Center. Mr. Johnson is retired from Gaylord Container Corporation. The couple have three children, Jeffrey Johnson, David Johnson and Susan (Matt) Marty. They have resided

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Chuck and Louise Duerr celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Chuck Duerr and the former Louise Kaufmann were married at St. Thomas in St. Louis on July 26, 1958, by Father Woods. Mr. Duerr is retired from Bethesda Dilworth, where he worked for six years as a maintenance director. Mrs. Duerr is retired from St. Alexis Hospital. The couple raised six children, and they have

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Jim and Sharon Rockwell celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Jim and Sharon Rockwell Jim and Sharon Rockwell celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 22 with a June 23 mass at Mary, Mother of the Church. Mr. Rockwell is retired from TWA/American Airlines, and Mrs. Rockwell is retired from Anheuser-Busch. The couple have two sons, Jamey (Lori) and Josh (Jessica) and daughter Julie, as well

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Gregg, Knoepp to be wed in September in Columbia, Illinois

Michael Gregg and Tara Knoepp announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Gregg, of St. Louis, is the son of Robert and Ellen Gregg of Hinckley, Illinois. Knoepp, also of St. Louis, is the daughter of Joe and Denise Knoepp of St. Louis. The couple will wed in September at Immaculate Conception in Columbia, Illinois. Knoepp

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Donna and Edward Schmidt celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

  The couple was married on June 26, 1993, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Schmidt are the proud parents of four children: Megan, Michael, Jonathan and Joseph. They celebrated their silver anniversary a little early with a trip to Gatlinburg and then Nashville, Tennessee with friends.

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Couple from Sherbrooke Village weds

By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call Norm Valenta and Jean Huston exchanged vows on June 9 at St. Matthias the Apostle Church. Jean took Norm’s last name, and she is now Jean Valenta. It was just like any other wedding, except the groom, 80, and the bride, 82, met during their time together at

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Jim and Judy Kohnen celebrating 50th wedding anniversary

Jim and Judy Kohnen celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 10. A celebration was held at Andre’s South, 4254 Telegraph Road. Mr. Kohnen and the former Judy Schinsky were married at Assumption Parish, 4725 Mattis Road, on June 8, 1968. Mr. Kohnen is retired from the St. Louis County Police Department, and Mrs. Kohnen is

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Mayers celebrate 40th wedding anniversary with a blessing

Stephanie and Matt Mayer Sr., of Arnold, recently celebrated their 40th anniversary. They were married at Immaculate Conception Church in Arnold on May 27, 1978, with Father Robert Menner officiating. The couple celebrated with a special blessing at mass by Father Larry Huber at Immaculate Conception on May 27. Then they were surprised by their

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